Windows live mail problems

  alsattic 18:11 23 Apr 2010
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Hi, I've just installed 7 and using windows live mail as email . However when I receive a mail with a pdf attachment I'm unable to open it. I have gone to internet options and set pdf to open with adobe reader, but error message says that there is no program set up to open this file. Initially it tried to open with media player.
Any ideas? Thanks

  rdave13 18:19 23 Apr 2010

Try start, default programs, Associate a file type or protocol with a program, scroll down to PDF and select Adobe through the change program tab.

  alsattic 18:29 23 Apr 2010

Thanks for quick reply, but I have already set this up in default program, but mail still says thereis no program to open the file. (I do have adobe reader on the computer).

  alsattic 06:37 24 Apr 2010

Did some more checking this morning. If I receive a mail with a worddoc, it all opens ok. If I save a pdf file & then open it, that works ok. But it will not open from the windows live screen.

  Sea Urchin 09:01 24 Apr 2010

Two possible solutions to the problem

click here

  alsattic 09:36 24 Apr 2010

Thanks for the tip, foxit works fine

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